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Cannabis Technology Opportunities: What’s Coming This Decade?

Cannabis Technology Opportunities: What’s Coming This Decade?

Cannabis technology opportunities will continue to grow in the coming years with Gartner reporting that current technology trends across all industries fall under three unique themes: people centricity, location independence, and resilient delivery.

Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Market - Where Is It Now?

Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Market - Where Is It Now?

It was a bumpy start for Ohio’s medical marijuana program, but those days seem so long ago. With early limitations now being relaxed, the market seems more lucrative than ever, but there is still some regulatory complexity in play. 

The Economic Impact of Cannabis

The Economic Impact of Cannabis

When a state allows the sale of medical and/or adult-cannabis, its economy benefits. That’s the conclusion numerous researchers have made after analyzing a number of economic factors over the past several years.

Is Federally Legal Marijuana Coming Soon?

Is Federally Legal Marijuana Coming Soon?

Financial pressures, public opinion, social inequity, and public safety could lead to federal cannabis legalization sooner than many people previously expected.

What Consumers Want from CBD Brands

What Consumers Want from CBD Brands

CBD products have exploded in popularity in recent years, and new brands seem to be entering the market every week. However, the oversaturation of CBD brands is making it more challenging for consumers to know what to buy and where to buy it. 

How to Learn about State Cannabis Laws and Licensing Rules

How to Learn about State Cannabis Laws and Licensing Rules

There are a number of websites that keep updated information about state cannabis laws and rules. That means you don’t necessarily have to visit each state’s regulatory websites and read through pages and pages of legal code to get the information you need.

How to Keep up with Cannabis Industry News

How to Keep up with Cannabis Industry News

So much is changing in the cannabis industry that it can be challenging to keep up with the latest national and state-by-state laws and business insights. Here are a dozen great blogs, podcasts, newsletters, and daily alerts that can help you stay up-to-date in this continually evolving industry.

The Future of Cannabis Industry Trade Shows and Events

The Future of Cannabis Industry Trade Shows and Events

As the world starts to reopen in 2021, some cannabis industry trade shows have already started again, and the future looks bright – albeit, a bit different than what we knew before. Here are some of the key things you’re likely to notice at future cannabis industry trade shows and events in a post-COVID world.

How to Build a Remote Team for Your Cannabis Business

How to Build a Remote Team for Your Cannabis Business

Since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down most of the country for an extended period of time, the way many people work has changed. Remote work became the norm, and many employees don’t want to go back to working outside the home again. At the same time, a lot of employers have realized it’s more cost-effective and productive to have a remote team than they realized pre-pandemic. 

How to Improve Cannabis Dispensary Staff Professionalism

How to Improve Cannabis Dispensary Staff Professionalism

As competition increases in the cannabis industry, retail and medical dispensaries need to differentiate themselves in order to gain new customers and earn continued loyalty from existing customers.

Cannabis Investing and License Values are on the Rise

Cannabis Investing and License Values are on the Rise

Cannabis investment interest comes from people looking to invest in public company stocks and from individuals, groups, and entities that want to invest capital into cannabis businesses and licenses themselves.

Cannabis Consumption Licenses Are Gaining Traction Across the U.S.

Cannabis Consumption Licenses Are Gaining Traction Across the U.S.

Cannabis consumption restrictions pose a significant problem that has plagued the growth of cannabis markets in the United States, but it’s a problem that is slowly being solved as more states introduce onsite cannabis consumption licenses. 

The Effects of Cannabis Delivery on Market Growth

The Effects of Cannabis Delivery on Market Growth

We live in a convenience-driven society, and cannabis delivery meets that demand. You can expect to see more delivery businesses and evolving state and local regulations related to delivery in the coming months and years.

How to Find the Right Cannabis License Holders to Strengthen Your Supply Chain

How to Find the Right Cannabis License Holders to Strengthen Your Supply Chain

A strong supply chain is essential to the success of any business, but building a supply chain in the cannabis industry presents unique challenges. One of the biggest challenges is finding cannabis license holders to build a strong and reliable supply chain.

Data Shows the Future of the Cannabis Industry is All about Growth

Data Shows the Future of the Cannabis Industry is All about Growth

Nearly seven months have passed since the Green Wave of the 2020 election jumpstarted legalization of cannabis in multiple states across the United States, and with legalization comes market growth.

Closing the Gender Gap in the Cannabis Industry

Closing the Gender Gap in the Cannabis Industry

Just as social equity should be a priority in the cannabis industry, so should gender parity. Research shows that having more women in leadership positions positively affects the success of companies in a variety of ways, including higher profits, better stock performance, and higher revenue.

Is Hemp the Biggest Opportunity in the Cannabis Market?

Is Hemp the Biggest Opportunity in the Cannabis Market?

The hemp industry continues holds significant potential and continues to appeal to investors and businesses despite the challenges businesses have faced recently. Here are some of the key factors that continue to attract people to the industry.

State of Cannabis Business Investing

State of Cannabis Business Investing

What are investors looking for when they consider investing in cannabis businesses today, and what are the biggest mistakes companies make when trying to attract investors and secure funding? The answers to those questions may surprise you. 

Opportunities and Limitations for Microbusiness Licensing

Opportunities and Limitations for Microbusiness Licensing

Of all the license types available to cannabis business operators, the microbusiness license is among the least issued and discussed. Countless cannabis businesses of varying sizes are vertically integrated, with many holding licenses for multiple activities at the same location. Depending on state and local regulations, licensees frequently choose to cultivate, process, and sell cannabis out of the same business.

Cracking Down on the Cannabis Black Market to Save Legal Sales

Cracking Down on the Cannabis Black Market to Save Legal Sales

Today, the illegal cannabis market continues to thrive – even in states that have legalized adult-use cannabis. As more states work to roll out new recreational cannabis programs this year and others are expected to approve adult-use cannabis through legislation, it’s essential to consider what’s happening in the illegal markets within states that have operational adult-use cannabis programs.